Dark Circles and Eye Bags Treatments
What Causes Under eye Circles?
Inadequate sleep and stress are often blamed for dark circles. However late nights spent partying or working on a laptop aren't only the reasons for the under eye dark circles.
Allergies, nasal congestion, iron or vitamin deficiency are common causes of dark circles. Genetic factors and pigmentation disorders often run in families, particularly among Indians and Asians, because of additional melanin in the skin. With age, the skin under the eyes thins out, causing the veins below to show. This bluish hue gives an impression of dark circles and is commoner in persons with lighter complexions. Poor circulation under the eyes can cause puffiness and eye bags, which are aggravated with water retention and high salt intake.
Combinations of treatments such as chemical peels, laser treatments and radiofrequency treatments can help with dark circles and eye bags. Fillers can treat under eye hollows, which give the false impression of dark circles. Topical solutions containing AHA, peptides and kojic acid are advisable for home care. For puffiness and eye bags one can undergo treatments such as Exilis or Thermage. It is advisable to limit table salt intake and use an extra pillow to sleep with your head propped up. Gentle cold compresses with chilled used black tea bags for about five minutes help reduce puffiness.
To know more about treatments around the eyes, for eye bags and dark circles, you can contact us by email or phone.